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Horses help vets see ‘your yesterday is not your tomorrow’

As a combat medic in Iraq and Afghanistan, Donnie Gist saw the horrors of war firsthand. Back in the States after deployment, Gist’s two sisters died a day apart. The trauma was almost too much to bear. “I was very depressed and had no way to channel my emotions,” Gist says, “but I had heard [...]

Canton translator loves giving others ‘a light of hope’

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When Miguel Santiesteban moved to the US four years ago from Barranquilla, Colombia, he learned firsthand what it was like to be immersed in a culture that speaks a different language. But his godmother started bringing him to MUST when she came to volunteer. Now Miguel is giving back by translating for Spanish-speaking MUST clients! [...]

Marty Wilkes: Finding a way back

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Marty Wilkes spent most of his career as a pastor and owner of a successful freight logistics company operating 82 trucks. He lived in South Georgia, raised three children and later followed them to Cobb County when they attended Kennesaw State University. His life sounds ideal until he begins to share the rest of his [...]

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A unique business plan to help hungry children

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Colleen Magel didn’t realize so many children suffered from chronic hunger – in her own community – until she helped deliver MUST Summer Lunches. Now she’s found a way to combat hunger through her daily work as a restaurant manager. Serving as a Summer Lunch volunteer, Colleen delivered healthy bagged meals to children who receive [...]

Honoring and serving veterans

We heal better when we share the journey with others – and veterans in MUST’s supportive housing now can have more fun together thanks to The Home Depot Foundation, which donated a grill, patio heater, picnic tables, outdoor games and a storage shed for our veterans housing in Marietta. Everything got a good workout at the Veterans Day cookout, [...]

Please help us today to spread the word about #GivingTuesday!

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Friends, we have an amazing opportunity tomorrow (11/28) to boost MUST Ministries in social media. This year, Georgia Gives Day has moved to Giving Tuesday, which is a global social media event that can introduce MUST to an audience far wider than we have ever had before. We’re excited about the potential this holds for [...]

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